Business Delegation to Myanmar - Energy and Infrastructure

Business Delegation
Asia, Energy/Infrastructure
Date and Time: 
01 Jun 2017 at 09:00
02 Jun 2017 at 16:00
Yangon, Myanmar
Registration Dates: 
05 Apr 2017
22 May 2017

After decades of isolation, the Myanmar’s economic activity is expected to benefit from the democratic transition with the newly established civilian government and the approving of a new law on investments liberalising and opening the market. As in 2016, the rate of growth should remain strong in 2017.


Myanmar represents a potential sizable market, with wide-ranging investment opportunities in key sectors such as construction, energy, transport and telecommunications…


In partnership with CCI France Myanmar, the French Chamber in Singapore, under the umbrella of its Energy & Infrastructure Committee, jointly with the other French Chambers in the region is organising the 3rd edition of a business delegation to Myanmar on the 1st and 2nd of June.


Being part of this delegation will be a great opportunity to assess the situation and business climate, to understand the needs and opportunities in the Energy & Infrastructure areas in Myanmar as well as to meet and learn from prominent actors in these sectors who are successfully expanding their footprint in Myanmar!

Tentative Agenda


Day 1: Thursday 1 June 2017




9.20am - 11am

Arrival from Singapore / Transfer to Novotel by bus / Welcome Coffee and speeches by Mr Hugo Virag, Co-President, Energy & Infrastructure committee, French Chamber Singapore, and the President of CCI France Myanmar


11am - 12.30pm

General Overview of Myanmar economic and political environments:


- Myanmar economy - Mr. Hubert Colaris - Economic Counselor, French Embassy

- Development projects - Mr. Ghislain Rieb - General Manager, AFD Myanmar

- Political & economic environment - Mr. Ed Ratcliff - Director, Vriens & Partners Myanmar

- Myanmar legal framework - Mr. Alexander Bohusch - General Manager, Luther Lawfirm

- Myanmar banking system - Mr. Dominique Savariau - Business Coordinator, BRED Bank


12.30pm - 1.30pm

Lunch break at Novotel Yangon Max

1.30pm - 4pm

Two concurrent presentations on Myanmar infrastructure and energy sectors (in 2 separate rooms):




- Overview of energy sector - Mr. Jeremy Mullins, Myanmar Energy Monitor

- Oil & Gas production - Mr. Xavier Préel - General Manager, Total E&P Myanmar

- Hydropower & LNG - Mr. David Levrat - Country Representative, ENGIE/Tractebel

- Hydropower projects - Mr Dinh Nguyen-Phan, Business Development Manager, EDF Asia

- Onshore energy projects - Mr. Ken Tun - CEO, Parami Energy

- Oil & Gas services - Mr. Olivier Maubon - Business Development Manager, OGAS




- Construction & real estate legal framework - Mr. Colin Picard de Gennes, Audier & Partners

- Overview of the real estate sector - Mr. Griffin Hotchkiss, Myanmar Real Estate Monitor

- Electrical systems - Mr. Julien Garraud, GM Legrand

- Water systems - Mr. Gary Moys - General Manager, SAFEGE 


4pm - 4.30pm Coffee break
4.30m - 6.30pm B2B & Match-making meetings:

With AFD, Business France, UMFCCI, Myanmar banks, MOGSS (Myanmar Oil & Gas Service Society), REAM (Renewable Energy Association Myanmar), MCEA (Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association), MES (Myanmar Engineering Society), and members of CCI France Myanmar

7.30pm - 9.30pm Networking cocktail at Novotel Yangon Max


Day 2: Friday 2 June 2017





Check out from Novotel Yangon Max


Departure by bus from Novotel Yangon Max

9am - 10.30am

Conferences at Yangon City Hall:


- Presentation of Yangon urban plan - Yangon City Development Council

- Presentation of Yangon energy plan - Yangon City Development Council

- Presentation of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) - U Zaw Min Win, President


11am - 12pm

Visit of Junction City project
12pm - 1pm Lunch in a local restaurant
1pm - 2.30pm

Conferences & visit of Landmark/Peninsula project:

 - Development plans - Mr. Cyrus Pun - Head of Real Estate, Executive Director of Yoma Strategic

- Star City & solar plant project - Mr. Julien ESCH - General Manager, Bouygues Construction/BYMA

- Norms in Myanmar - Mr. Augustin Gayubo, GM, Bureau Veritas Myanmar

- Electrical Systems - Dr Win Naing, Project Sales Director, Schneider Electric Myanmar


2.30pm Departure by bus to Yangon International Airport
4pm Arrival at Yangon International Airport

Suggested Flights

Please note that airfare and visa fees are to be directly covered by participants. The following list of flights is only indicative:


Outbound Flight: Thursday 1 June, morning

Singapore Airlines SQ998

Departure: Thu 1 June 2017 07:55 Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)

Arrival: Thu 1 June 2017 09:20 Yangon International Airport (RGN)


Inbound Flight - Friday 2 June, afternoon

Silkair SQ5019

Departure: Fri 2 June 2017 17:35 Yangon International Airport (RGN)

Arrival: Fri 2 June 2017 22:10 Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)


Price includes all meals, one hotel night (at Novotel Yangon Max) and all activities mentioned in the final programme. It excludes visa and air fares.


  • French Chamber Members: SGD 1,600 + GST
  • Non Members: SGD 2,100 +GST

Registration is confirmed only if the French Chamber receives the payment before the 15th of May. Cancellations will not be accepted after this date.

Brochure and Booking Form:

Brochure in PDF format

Download the booking form and send it back to Caroline de Villele (


For more information, please contact Caroline de Villele (

Terms & Conditions:

A minimum of 10 participants will be required to organise the delegation.

French Chamber reserves the right to cancel the “business delegation” in the event of a force majeure (fire, accident, attack, natural disaster, epidemic) or other external major incident beyond the control of the organiser. Such cancellation or interruption shall not entitle participants to any right of reimbursement of any sum paid nor damages of any nature.

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